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How your texts are evaluated – and how to improve your star rating to get more writing jobs

When you sign up, your registration text is given an initial rating between 2 to 4 stars by our experienced editors. As a quality assurance feature, all authors are re-evaluated when their first five articles are submitted. These articles are then rated between 2-5 stars. When rating, our editors check for spelling, grammar and punctuation as well as the overall style, structure and readability of the text. Additionally, they will provide feedback that can help you further improve your writing as the submission of error-free texts ensures that you meet our high quality standards and get better paying writing jobs. The following gives you an overview of the rating criteria:

Our rating criteria
Spelling: Frequency of misspellings, typos, missing words and repeated words
    • Frequently
    • Frequently
    • Occasionally
    • Rarely
Grammar: Things like syntax, agreement, and possessives
    • Below average
    • Average
    • Very good
    • Excellent
Punctuation: Frequency of comma, colon, and semicolon errors and overuse of dashes, parentheses, elipses, and exclamation points
    • Frequent across all areas
    • Comma errors occur approximately 50 percent of the time. Colon and semicolon errors and the overuse of dashes, parentheses, elipses, and exclamation points usually occur.
    • Comma errors can occur infrequently. Occasional overuse of dashes, parentheses, ellipses, and exclamation points.
    • Rare across all areas
Style: Frequency of awkward phrasing, choppy sentences, and lack of flow
    • Usually
    • Usually
    • Frequently
    • Rarely
Argument Strength
    • Unclear
    • Unclear
    • Present
    • Strong
Filler: Frequency of off-topic, irrelevant, or unnecessary information
    • Usually
    • Usually
    • Occasionally
    • Rarely
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If a client has become familiar with your work through OpenOrder or he came across you via the author search function, you may access DirectOrder as well as TeamOrders – no matter what your star level may be.

For this reason, it is paramount that your author profile is complete and provides detailed information about your areas of expertise and your interests. Your public profile can only be viewed by registered Textbroker clients and employees.

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